Find your family’s new best friend at S. Pearl Street’s annual Pet Adoption Fair, one of Denver’s largest pet
adoption events, Sun., Sept. 16, 9a.m.-1p.m., sponsored by The Whole Cat &
Dogs, Too (1540 S. Pearl St.) and Stella & Chewy’s
The event will coincide with South Pearl’s lively weekly Farmers
Market, which will run concurrently.
year’s fair will be bigger than ever, with dozens of breeds of dogs, cats and
other small animals filling the 1400 and 1500 blocks of South Pearl St., with
many available for on-the-spot adoptions. If your pet is in need of some
instant gratification, Stella & Chewy’s will make
their presence known passing out free samples for hungry hounds and felines.
you’re a prospective pet owner or simply a window-shopping animal lover, you
will find plenty of information and advice to help you decide which breed might
be right for your family’s lifestyle.
this year’s participating exhibitors are: Best Pets, Big Dogs Huge Paws, Hobo
Care Boxer Rescue, Breeder Release Adoption Service, Colorado House Rabbit
Society, Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue, A Soft Place to Land, English Springer
Rescue, Rocky Mountain Yorkie Rescue, Evergreen Animal Protection League,
Colorado Animal Welfare League, Good Samaritan Pet Center, Shiba
Scout Rescue, Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue, Forgotten Felines, Front Range German
Shepherd Rescue, DMK Rehoming, Colorado Beagle Rescue and Life is Better
Rescue. More are expected to join in the fun by event day.
is no better time to adopt a pet, as animal welfare organizations are
cash-strapped due to the ongoing recession, and funding for critical services
pack up the family and make a day of it on South Pearl Street. Grab some fresh
produce and other fine specialty foods at the S. Pearl St. Farmers Market, and
get your animal fix nourished with love from the legions of furry creatures
that will be on hand vying for your attention.
Sue Green at The Whole Cat, 303-871-0443, or email